Find a Walk

Kent

CIMG5632

CIMG5632

Hillside path near Burrs Wood

31-Oct-14 • Sean O'Neill

banner, swcwalk236, swcwalks

Ashurst to Eridge

Gently undulating High Weald walk in the low hills and valleys around Tunbridge Wells

P1070754

P1070754

24-Oct-10 • zdenek.machek on Flickr

book3 walk28 swcwalks

Birchington to Herne Bay

Easy coastal walks, passing the dramatic ruins at Recluver

fallen tree

fallen tree

03-Sep-05 • Bela Struzkova on Flickr

swcwalks book1 walk36 walkicon

Borough Green to Sevenoaks

A Country House, Igtham Mote (NT), Knole Palace and deer park (NT), as well as pretty countryside, and close to London.

Wood anemones just after Fordwich

Wood anemones just after Fordwich

04-May-13 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

book3 walkicon swcwalks walk121

Canterbury Circular via Bekesbourne and Sturry

Ancient villages, churches and pubs in a classic Kent landscape

CIMG2499

CIMG2499

Mill on the Great Stour

14-Apr-12 • Sean O'Neill

swcwalk138, swcwalks

Chilham Circular

A climb into the Kentish Downs and a descent to two historic houses.

First view of Canterbury Cathedral

First view of Canterbury Cathedral

Chilham to Canterbury walk

01-May-16 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

book1 walk28 walkicon swcwalks

Chilham to Canterbury

A pilgrimage to Canterbury Cathedral via the Great Stour River, hop fields and orchards

Book 3, Walk 3, Cowden to Eridge 3

Book 3, Walk 3, Cowden to Eridge 3

Midweek Day Walk, 17 May '06

17-May-06 • MEW2005 on Flickr

book3 eridge cowden walk3 swcwalks tocw33

Cowden to Eridge

Starts along a valley and then over hills to Hartfield for lunch, followed by an undulating trek thorough woods and fields to Eridge.

DSCF0958

DSCF0958

Rock Inn, Hoath Corner

19-Jun-09 • Sean O'Neill

banner, swcwalk78, swcwalk92, swcwalks

Cowden to Hever

A contrast between a remote part of the Weald and three attractive and popular Kent villages

Battle, East Sussex

Battle, East Sussex

11-Aug-13 • JonCombe on Flickr

battle book1 eastsussex 1066 walkicon swcwalks walk35

Crowhurst to Battle

Gentle woods and fields, the Battle of Hastings, and Battle Abbey

CIMG3869

CIMG3869

Darnley Mausoleum

07-Sep-12 • Sean O'Neill

banner, swcwalk173, swcwalks

Cuxton to Halling

Cobham Park and the newly-restored Darnley Mausoleum, organic farms and nature reserves

North Downs Way near Cuxton 1

North Downs Way near Cuxton 1

28-Apr-15 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

book3 walkicon swcwalks walk35

Cuxton to Sole Street

Open views and a wooded ridge before lunch. A short afternoon passes a large organic farm (wildflowers) and the Leather Bottle pub (of Charles Dickens' Pickwick Papers) in Cobham

London Jan 14 2017

London Jan 14 2017

14-Jan-17 • seantgUK on Flickr

5dii swcwalk202 dartford canon london thames swcwalks

Dartford to Greenhithe

Riverside walk along the banks of the Darent and the Thames with stunning views of the Dartford river crossing

Walmer Beach

Walmer Beach

02-Jun-12 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

book2 walkicon swcwalks walk30 dealtodover26612

Dover to Deal

Easy cliff walk following the Saxon Shore Way along the 'White Cliffs of Dover' to historic Deal

DSCF0562

DSCF0562

Bald Eagle greeting visitors to Eagle Heights

28-Mar-09 • Sean O'Neill

book3, swcwalks, walk59

Eynsford Circular

A contrast between hidden valleys in the North Downs and the Darent Valley Path through three interesting villages.

Farningham Road to Eynsford (alternative circular walk, from Eynsford)

Farningham Road to Eynsford (alternative circular walk, from Eynsford)

12-Aug-17 • WolvoLee on Flickr

swcwalks swcwalk291 walkicon eynsford kent

Farningham Road to Eynsford

Ancient woodlands, low hills and riverside paths in the Darent valley.

WP 20140802 009

WP 20140802 009

Approaching Green Street Green

02-Aug-14 • David Cooke

swcwalks swcwalk207 walkicon

Farningham Road to Sole Street

A walk of contrasts, urban sprawl, and then caught by what it may have been like a hundred or more years ago, coming across the Wheatsheaf pub and Chapter House Farm. Plenty of good pubs along the way.

Whitstable

Whitstable

Faversham to Whitstable walk

11-Apr-14 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

swcwalks swcwalk12 banner

Faversham to Whitstable

Easy Coastal Walk

Cliff Top Cafe

Cliff Top Cafe

Folkestone Circular walk

30-Jun-15 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

walkicon swcwalks swcwalk13

Folkestone to Dover

Coastal Walk along the cliffs to Dover, with options also taking in The Warren.

Be the first to upload a photo of this walk

Tag you photos, and upload them to the SWC group on Flickr

Pluckley to Ashford

Greensand Way Stage 10 - orchards, a gentle ridge, but an urban ending to Ashford

Be the first to upload a photo of this walk

Tag you photos, and upload them to the SWC group on Flickr

Ashford to Ham Street

Greensand Way Stage 11 - an urban start, the outskirts of Ashford but a much nicer ending

Escarpment view

Escarpment view

Yalding to Sevenoaks walk

24-Apr-16 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

walkicon swcwalks swcwalk41

Yalding to Sevenoaks

Kent Orchards, then follows the Greensand Way to Igtham Mote (NT), One Tree Hill, Knole House and deer park (NT)

Boughton Monchelsea church

Boughton Monchelsea church

25-Apr-15 • quitenearmike on Flickr

church boughton book3 monchelsea swcwalks walk150

Yalding to Sutton Valence

Greensand Way Stage 8 - fine views from a gentle ridge and excellent pubs en-route

Orchard

Orchard

Sutton Valence to Pluckley

16-May-15 • moontiger on Flickr

kent greensandway walkicon swcwalks swcwalk151

Harrietsham or Sutton Valence to Pluckley

Greensand Way Stage 9 - fine views from a gentle ridge, orchards and nice pubs

1011060014

1011060014

Autumn colours in Warehorne

06-Nov-10 • Sean O'Neill

banner, swcwalk106, swcwalks

Ham Street to Appledore

A walk full of historical interest in the low hills around Romney Marsh

20161113_132805

20161113_132805

13-Nov-16 • dirkpetera on Flickr

swcwalks swcwalk281

Hayes Circular

A short walk across three commons in South East London

Big Oak

Big Oak

Hayes to Knockholt

29-Jan-12 • moontiger on Flickr

book3 swcwalks walk82

Hayes to Knockholt

Close to London, this walk in north-west Kent is entirely rural, traversing fields, woods and valleys in London's 'Green Belt'. It passes Charles Darwin's home, Down House (EH)

CIMG5014

CIMG5014

Ockhams pond

11-Dec-12 • Sean O'Neill

banner, swcwalk175, swcwalks, walkicon

Hever to Ashurst

A surprisingly remote part of the High Weald on the Kent/East Sussex border

Field and Fence

Field and Fence

23-May-04 • Catherine Ames on Flickr

swcwalks book1 walk19

Hever to Leigh

2 castles, a stately home, rivers, ponds, woods, undulating hills and three lovely villages

Higham to Gravesend

Birdwatching and nature walk - the Thames Estuary, Hooe Peninsular and Cliffe Pools RSPB Nature reserve.

CIMG1126

CIMG1126

Looking down

15-May-14 • Sean O'Neill

swcwalk219, swcwalk220, swcwalks, walkicon

Hildenborough to Hadlow or Tonbridge

Gentle walk through the Kentish Weald to one of the tallest follies in Britain.

CIMG8378

CIMG8378

Leeds Castle

04-Jun-15 • Sean O'Neill

banner, swcwalk253, swcwalks

Hollingbourne Circular via Hucking

An attractive woodland estate at the top of the North Downs and a circuit through the grounds of Leeds Castle to finish

CIMG2208

CIMG2208

Leeds Castle

02-Jul-14 • Sean O'Neill

book3, swcwalks, walk221, walkicon

Hollingbourne Circular via Thurnham

Views from the North Downs ridge on the way out, returning across farm fields and finishing with a circuit through the grounds of Leeds Castle

Near Ide Hill

Near Ide Hill

27-Sep-08 • stuleeds on Flickr

book2 walk16 walkicon swcwalks

Hurst Green to Chiddingstone Causeway

Long. The Greensand Way through remote wooded hills, passing Chartwell (Churchill, NT), Toys and Ide Hills. Gentle fields to finish.

Book 3, Walk 7, Knockholt Circular 2

Book 3, Walk 7, Knockholt Circular 2

16-Oct-05 • MEW2005 on Flickr

book3 walk7 swcwalks tocw37

Knockholt Circular

An enjoyable day out in the country within zone 6, thanks to those who campaigned for and legislated the Green Belt policy.

View back on the morning climb

View back on the morning climb

Knockholt to Otford walk

27-Dec-16 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

swcwalks swcwalk37 walkicon

Knockholt to Otford

A moderately strenuous stroll in the North Downs, taking in the pretty village of Shoreham

CIMG7119

CIMG7119

River Eden near Penshurst

02-Jun-13 • Sean O'Neill

swcwalk92, swcwalks, walkicon

Leigh and Penshurst

The Eden valley, Penshurst Place and a rural pub for lunch.

trees in knole park

trees in knole park

21-May-05 • Bela Struzkova on Flickr

swcwalks book1 walk21 walkicon

Leigh to Sevenoaks

A gentle morning past fields and Oasthouses, then a steep climb to Knole Palace (NT) and its deer park

Hollyhocks

Hollyhocks

Penshurst. Leigh to Tunbridge wells

05-Jul-09 • moontiger on Flickr

book1 walk15 walkicon swcwalks

Leigh to Tunbridge Wells

Penshurst Place (a stately home), rivers, woods, and Kent's rolling hills

Big barn, Lenham

Big barn, Lenham

Lenham to Charing

09-Aug-09 • moontiger on Flickr

book3 walk1 swcwalks

Lenham to Charing

A tranquil walk along the North Downs

White Cliffs of...

White Cliffs of...

SWC Walk 93 - North Downs Way: Sandling to Folkestone or Dover

11-Oct-17 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

swcwalks swcwalk93 banner

Sandling to Folkestone or Dover

A dramatic ridge walk along the North Downs Way, overlooking the English Channel.

On the escarpment before lunch

On the escarpment before lunch

Sandling to Wye walk

24-May-12 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

swcwalks book3 walk24 banner

Sandling to Wye

Pretty Ridge Walk along the North Downs Way with lovely views. Nice pubs for lunch and tea

View from hill above Otford

View from hill above Otford

01-Nov-03 • Catherine Ames on Flickr

swcwalks book1 walk43

Otford Circular via Romney Street

A short walk packed with variety and fine views, bluebell woods in season, a pretty village and a short train journey

Be the first to upload a photo of this walk

Tag you photos, and upload them to the SWC group on Flickr

Otford Circular via Shoreham

The steep-sided hills and secluded valleys around the Darent valley.

pub in shoreham

pub in shoreham

04-Jun-05 • Bela Struzkova on Flickr

swcwalks book1 walk23

Otford to Eynsford

2 climbs, the River Darent, two castles, and a Roman villa

1007100005

1007100005

Statue of Churchill, Westerham Green

10-Jul-10 • Sean O'Neill

banner, swcwalk63, swcwalks

Oxted Circular

The Greensand Hills on the Surrey/Kent border to historic Westerham, with a choice of routes for the return leg.

CIMG8095

CIMG8095

Staffhurst Wood in spring

13-May-15 • Sean O'Neill

swcwalk135, swcwalks, walkicon

Oxted to Lingfield

A short climb over the Greensand Hills followed by a gentle walk across the Low Weald, with a fine bluebell wood at its centre

Be the first to upload a photo of this walk

Tag you photos, and upload them to the SWC group on Flickr

Penshurst Circular via Bough Beech

Popular bird-watching site in the Eden Valley and attractive Kent villages

Pluckley - Trees

Pluckley - Trees

The Pluckley Circular walk.

30-Nov-06 • msganching on Flickr

trees sky walks englishcountryside swc swcwalks pluckleycircular tocw221

Pluckley Circular

Gentle walk through quiet Kent Orchards with ancient pubs - Darling Buds of May territory. Hilly afternoon options.

Along the front, tough going.

Along the front, tough going.

Ramsgate to Margate

08-Aug-10 • moontiger on Flickr

book3 swcwalks walk101

Ramsgate to Margate

Easy coastal walk with fine cliff top views, 3 classic seaside resorts, and a number of stunning sandy bays and coves that make it a great swimming walk

Book 2, Walk 20, Robertsbridge Circular

Book 2, Walk 20, Robertsbridge Circular

Mark R guarding the battlements of Bodiam Castle, 19 March 2005.

18-Mar-05 • MEW2005 on Flickr

book2 walk20 swcwalks tocw220

Robertsbridge Circular

Quiet, rolling hills, Bodiam Castle (NT), with a gentler finish.

WP 20140601 009

WP 20140601 009

Lake at Mill Wood

01-Jun-14 • David Cooke

swcwalks swcwalk222 walkicon

Robertsbridge Circular via Brightling

A walk through Jack Fuller Country

Be the first to upload a photo of this walk

Tag you photos, and upload them to the SWC group on Flickr

Rye to Dungeness and Lydd

Interesting coastal walk past sand dunes, an army range, and a nuclear power station to a unique shingle desert. Travel by bus

Folkestone Harbour

Folkestone Harbour

28-Sep-14 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

swcwalks swcwalk51 banner

Sandling to Folkestone via the Sea

A swimming walk. Starts with a disused railway line, Saltwood Castle, and downland. Finishes along the coast to Folkestone.

Escarpment view

Escarpment view

Sevenoaks Circular walk

24-Apr-14 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

swcwalks swcwalk21 banner

Sevenoaks Circular

Out via the National Trust's Knole Park, House, and Igtham Mote. Back by the Greensand Way along the escarpment of the Kent Downs.

Westerham warriors

Westerham warriors

General Woolfe guards the green at Westerham; also the pub, the cafe, and Churchill's statue. D.Allen Vivitar 5199 5mp

16-Jun-07 • magyardave2002 on Flickr

westerham book3 walk20 swcwalks

Sevenoaks to Westerham

Knole Park, then west along the Greensand Way with spectacular views of the Kent Weald.

Be the first to upload a photo of this walk

Tag you photos, and upload them to the SWC group on Flickr

Shoreham Circular

The steep-sided hills above an attractive village in the Darent valley.

View during morning

View during morning

28-May-05 • Peter Conway on Flickr

swcwalks book2 walk17

Snodland to Sole Street

The North Downs, hilly with views after lunch, and tranquil Luddesdown for tea.

Bluebell wood

Bluebell wood

MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA

07-May-06 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

nature walkicon swcwalks aprilbluebellbluebellswoodsspring swcwalk80

Staplehurst to Headcorn or Cranbrook

An easy walk through fields in the Kentish Weald, with some fine bluebell woods en route, and an option to visit Sissinghurst Gardens (NT).

Book 2, Walk 19, Stonegate Circular 1

Book 2, Walk 19, Stonegate Circular 1

Corner Cottage, 21 April '07

21-Apr-07 • mew2005b on Flickr

stonegate circular book2 walk19 walkicon swcwalks tocw219

Stonegate Circular

Remote, rolling Hills, Burwash for Lunch and Batemans (NT, Rudyard Kipling's home)

1103230042

1103230042

Smallhythe Place

23-Mar-11 • Sean O'Neill

banner, swcwalk113, swcwalks

Tenterden to Rye

A varied landscape between two interesting Cinque Port towns, from the low hills of the eastern High Weald almost to the coast

Big Sky, across Ham Marshes

Big Sky, across Ham Marshes

SWC Walk 299 - Teynham to Faversham

19-Sep-17 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

banner swcwalks swcwalk299

Teynham to Faversham

Fruit farms, The Saxon Shore Way along the tidal River Swale, creeks, mudflats, and the stark but beautiful landscape of windswept grazing marshes. Oare Marshes NNR. Ends in historic Faversham.

Hadlow Tower

Hadlow Tower

Tonbridge Circular walk

28-Apr-16 • Saturdaywalker on Flickr

swcwalk220 swcwalks swcwalk219 walkicon

Tonbridge to Hadlow

Gentle walk in the Medway Valley with a unique church and one of the tallest follies in Britain.

CIMG8439

CIMG8439

Harden Vineyard in August

20-Aug-13 • Sean O'Neill

swcwalk235, swcwalk78, swcwalk92, swcwalks, walkicon

Tonbridge to Penshurst

The Eden Valley Walk through Haysden Country Park to Penshurst Place and Chiddingstone Castle

CIMG5387

CIMG5387

Straight Mile Bridge, Haysden Country Park

28-Oct-14 • Sean O'Neill

swcwalk238, swcwalks

Tunbridge Wells to Hildenborough

Gentle walk via elegant Tunbridge Wells, delightful woods, the Wealdway, and Haysden County Park

Horse's house

Horse's house

Wadhurst circular

27-Sep-08 • moontiger on Flickr

book2 walk18 walkicon swcwalks

Wadhurst Circular

The High Weald, quiet countryside - woods and rolling hills, the Sussex Border Path, and historic Mayfield for lunch.

Valley view

Valley view

Upper Warlingham to Hayes

04-Apr-08 • moontiger on Flickr

book3 swcwalks walk38

Whyteleafe to Hayes

Field, woods, quiet valleys, a gem of a pub, and close to London.

Picnic Spot near Compasses Inn

Picnic Spot near Compasses Inn

SWC Walk Book 1 Walk 53 - Wye Circular

20-Sep-17 • thomasgrabow on Flickr

swcwalks book1 walk53 banner

Wye Circular

Out over the North Downs with breathtaking views to lunch in Sole Street. Back up over the Downs, then returning along the Great Stour river. Muddy in winter.

sunset

sunset

Yalding to Borough Green

14-Dec-07 • moontiger on Flickr

book1 walkicon swcwalks walk50

Yalding to Borough Green

A gentle walk along The Greensand Way and through Mereworth Woods